Google, Android, and Verizon
In an open-access model, though, Verizon Wireless won't offer the same level of customer service as it does for the roughly 50 phone models featured in its handset lineup. The open-access approach may enable Verizon to tap into niche mkts that haven't been worth targeting. But with "outside" devices developed under Verizon's new policy, handset makers will bear most of the development costs.
Complete Business Week article here.
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